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A right royal welcome to our Queen’s Jubilee celebrations

A right royal welcome to our Queen’s Jubilee celebrations

A right royal welcome to our Queen’s Jubilee celebrations  Roll up! Roll up! We’re celebrating the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II in true Belvoir Castle style by bringing the Best of British together for a weekend of family fun. On 4th &...

Sustainability on the Belvoir Estate

Sustainability on the Belvoir Estate

Sustainability on the Belvoir Estate  An interview with Estate Manager Phil BurttWoodland Gardens Phil joined the estate 15 years ago and found the grounds to be derelict and uncared for, with all the signs of decades of neglect. With the Duchess, he made it his...

The Garden Diaries – Belvoir Castle Gardens

The Garden Diaries – Belvoir Castle Gardens

The Garden Diaries By Belvoir Head Gardener – Tom Webster17th March 2022 Suddenly Spring is well and truly upon us.  Birds are singing a different song and things are poking through the soil that you’d forgotten planting. Even the roses I’d intended to replace are...

Season Opening 2022 and Adventure Playground Announcement

Season Opening 2022 and Adventure Playground Announcement

Belvoir Castle Season Opening and New Adventure Playground announced for 2022  Belvoir Castle is preparing to launch its biggest season to date with a packed visitor programme running throughout the Leicestershire castle and gardens. The castle has greatly...

What’s on this Easter

What’s on this Easter

What's on this Easter at Belvoir Hop along to Belvoir Castle this Easter, our annual event begins on 1st April until the 18th. The Rose Garden will be transformed into an Easter Egg Trail fun for all the family, find the clues and crack the code to discover the stolen...

The Garden Diaries – Belvoir Castle Gardens

The Garden Diaries – Belvoir Castle Gardens

The Garden Diaries By Belvoir Head Gardener – Tom Webster 3rd March 2022  A couple of years ago we replanted the Rose Garden and enlarged the planting area (without spoiling the original design by Harold Peto). Not all of these roses have enjoyed their positions...

Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide Find everything you need to make mum feel special this Mother's Day, from unique gifts to beauty treatments, delicious food or an afternoon of retail therapy - all at our independent shopping village.   Mother's Day Pop-up Market 26th...

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Belvoir

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Belvoir

Celebrate Mother's Day at Belvoir Whether it’s a day out with your lovely mum, grandmother or you are expecting a little one, celebrate your Mother’s Day here at Belvoir. Wander the Rose Garden or indulge in Afternoon Tea, Mother’s Day weekend will be a truly special...

The Garden Diaries 10th Feb

The Garden Diaries 10th Feb

The Garden Diaries   By Belvoir Head Gardener - Tom Webster 10th February 2022 This week a race to keep pace with fallen trees, which will insist on falling across the pathways, fortunately out of visiting times.  But the snowdrops are in full flower now and I’ve...

The Garden Diaries

The Garden Diaries

The Garden Diaries    By Belvoir Head Gardener - Tom Webster  2nd February 2021 As my Father used to boldly declare, “Spring is here and the sap is rising!”  You may say I’m a little premature but the snowdrops are quietly testing the air and my hazel has a...

Belvoir Revisited

Belvoir Revisited

Belvoir Revisited   Six summer events, six different periods of history revisited Our days are filled with rich history here at Belvoir, wandering the halls you are constantly surrounded by the past. This year we thought why not take different elements of the...

How to spend Valentine’s Weekend

How to spend Valentine’s Weekend

How to spend Valentine's weekend This Valentine’s Day, step into a fairytale dream with the magnificent Belvoir Castle providing the ultimate romantic backdrop. Let us help design your picture-perfect date and embark on an unforgettable countryside adventure with an...

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